It may seem early, but now is the time to start thinking about where you’d like to live next year. Students have a wide range of options for living in the Boulder community, including residence halls, apartment style living and off-campus residences. However, most students live off campus after their first year, with more than 22,000 students living off campus throughout the Boulder community.
Stop by the Fall Housing Fair on Oct. 18 to learn about off-campus housing resources. The fair is a great way to find housing, meet with landlords and have all your questions answered in one place. It’s especially helpful if you’re looking for off-campus housing in the Boulder area for the first time.
Check out information and resources to help you make the best decision to fit your needs.
Thinking about where you’d like to live next year can be exciting and less stressful when you get a head start. While you may feel pressure to sign a lease early, it’s better to take the time to explore your options and wait until you find a housing situation that fits your needs and budget. Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations (OCHNR) is here to help if you have questions about living off campus.
Consider occupancy limits
Before you make agreements with roommates for next year, consider occupancy limit rules.
Get legal advice
A lease is a legal contract you should understand before signing.
Explore transportation options
Many students commute to campus for free with their Buff OneCard. RTD public transit has routes that serve all of Boulder and nearby communities.
Attend the housing fair
Plan to attend the Off-Campus Housing Fair on Oct. 18. You can enjoy free lunch and have a chance to win giveaways. Off-campus property managers, city offices and vendors will attend the event, where you can explore more resources related to off-campus housing.